CMT Artists of the Year Announced 

Posted: 7:01 am Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

By Staff Writer


The seventh annual CMT Artists of the Year Special is about a month away and they have just released the Artists of the Year.

Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett have been named as the “2016 CMT Artists of the Year.” In addition, Kelsea Ballerini is set to receive the second-annual “Breakout Artist of the Year” honor during the ceremony.

The group will be celebrated at the seventh-annual CMT Artists of the Year special, premiering from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on October 20 at 9 PM ET on CMT. Each artist will be honored with special performances and tributes during the 90-minute special on CMT.